Year: 2016 Source: Pediatrics.(2014).134(7):e1032-e1039.DOI: 10.1542/peds.2014-0832 SIEC No: 20160140

Recent reviews suggest that children bullied by siblings are at increased risk of internalizing symptoms. It is not known whether being bullied by a sibling increases risk of psychiatric disorders such as depression, anxiety, and self-harm. Using a large, community-based birth cohort, we found that being bullied by a sibling is prospectively associated with a doubling in the odds of both depression and self-harm at 18 years in young adults.

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